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2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006-3540
+1 713-526-8282
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“redfish” (39 reviews)
“seafood” (83 reviews)
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006-3540
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

When it was open prior to Hurricane Harvey, Reef was one of the top seafood restaurants in the city. My understanding is that the partnership between Chef Bryan Caswell and Front-of-the-House Manager Bill Floyd has been terminated, and that Reef will not re-open. Bryan Caswell...More

1  Thank Gene T
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Please check before you go. This place hasn't been open since Harvey hit and only recently updated their website to include "plan to re-open by late November". We had a dinner planned in private room and had to find a new restaurant. Not sure how...More

2  Thank janethouston2017
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Reef is the kind of place that meets all your expectations about restaurants in the Houston area. Fantastic food, service and atmosphere are always there for enjoyment. I would highly recommend the Reef.

Thank fredhaak
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I have been to the reef several times and I never had a disapointed meal.oth food and service are great.

Thank NenaSexton
Reviewed August 28, 2017

It's the first and only Caswell restaurant I have been too, but if its any indication of the others (El Real, Jackson Street BBQ, Little Big 5) I would try them all. The menu is only fresh fish and caught from the gulf. The wine...More

Thank Lew S
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Chef's preparations never fail to amaze. There is no finer way to enjoy fresh, especially raw, seafood.

Thank Ssaurage
Reviewed July 29, 2017

I was recently invited to Reef for a private event. Since I had the day off, I decided to go early to get things started during Happy Hour and I am glad I did because it certainly is something I will do again. Started off...More

Thank mjbbg572
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We were invited to Reef for a business-type dinner and left full, happy and completely satiated. The carpaccio, raw oysters opener was spot on. We shared family style all around the table, so we passed fish, Mac and cheese and eggplant until the plates were...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I just love this restaurant. The service, food, wine and atmosphere are stellar. My last visit on July 10 was no exception. I had the snapper which was excellent. I enjoyed my usual dessert - pistachio sponge cake with bourbon ice cream. The best dessert...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed July 3, 2017

I've been a customer at Reef since it opened, and whether you try the raw grapefruit and snapper carpaccio, a hot sea salt crusted roll, or the signature side, fried mac and cheese, you're going to have a good time. Service is quick and professional,...More

Thank emgailm
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October 13, 2017|
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Response from Lew S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, as I was a tourist, I would not have that information, best to just contact the restaurant
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Anotherblessing | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call.
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June 16, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006-3540
    (McGowen Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-526-8282
Temporarily closed due to damage from Hurricane Harvey until November 2018
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